November 3, 2014
“Midterms, President Obama, and the Performance of Politics”: A conversation between Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry and Dr. Jeffrey Alexander
An engaging discussion between Wake Forest University Presidential Endowed Chair in Politics and International Affairs Melissa Harris-Perry and Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology Jeffrey Alexander on President Obama, the performance of politics, and the November 4 midterm elections. Followed by a Q&A. Dr. Alexander is visiting Wake Forest as the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar.
January 22, 2015
Dr. Kevin Cokley, Interim Director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin and WFU alum, will deliver a lecture on race, identity and academic achievement.
This lecture is presented by the Magnolia Scholars and the Annna Julia Cooper Center on Gender, Race & Politics in the South.
March 3, 2015
Critically acclaimed actress and renowned speaker Laverne Cox will deliver a lecture at Wake Forest University on March 3. More details can be found at the Wake Forest events calendar.
April 2, 2015
We will announce the 2015 Anna Julia Cooper lecturer in November of 2014. Please save the date.
April 16, 2015
Please check back soon for more information. This conference will be hosted as a partnership with the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society at Vanderbilt University.
August 10, 2015
Happy birthday to Anna Julia Cooper, who was born today in 1858.